Rap is awesome. Rappers are awesome. And rap right now is incredibly exciting: Established rappers are putting out career-defining albums, new hip-hop communities are springing up in unlikely places, and the internet has made it possible for songs and artists to become unlikely successes overnight with no help from the industry powers that be.
For the last couple years, Noisey Raps has been a series documenting the most exciting artists and the new music environment emerging around them. From getting way toodrunk with Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame to hanging out with Drake in New York on the day he released Nothing Was the Same to smoking blunts with ScHoolboy Q to eating jerk chicken with Action Bronson , we’ve seen some classic stuff. Check out the best of Noisey Raps below, and get ready by watching the full lineup of episodes current and future right here . Season Two is coming, and it’s going to be better than ever.